Wajackoyah and fellow Special Branch officers used phone tapping to nail culprits in the murder of Dr Robert Ouko By GW Ngari Editor-at-Large By now you know that Prof George Wajackoyah, a Presidential aspirant in this year’s General Election, was to be killed in 1990-the year Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Robert Ouko, was assassinated in […]
Missing in action: The secret life of sharpshooter Dafton Mwitiki
Using his bank account for ransom payments was his undoing… the marksman become a marked man By Pascal Owade Contributing Editor/Crime Dafton Mwitiki, the missing sharpshooter was a businessman by day, the ‘Godfather’ at night. It is feared his disappearance is part mop up of a kidnapping ring starring rogue cops. His family said he […]
Mr President, you were to demolish 4000 buildings, what happened?
Tearing down buildings and the current Sh39 billion military arms scandal are about stopping one man’s presidential ambitions By V.C. Jodi Ochieng’ Political economist @Undercover KE Remember the green bulldozer that terrorized neighbourhoods with demolition of multibillion buildings in 2018? It turns out it was all about President Uhuru Kenyatta and the Deep State […]
President Moi: He made the Tugen Boy’s Club filthy rich
Joshua Kulei was President Moi’s personal assistant, business associate besides being brother in-law to Central Bank Governor By GW Ngari Editor-at-Large @Undercover KE In a country where the wealthiest are pseudo-celebrities, not many Kenyans could single out Joshua Kulei in a crowd of three. Secretive and taciturn, the man who made his billions as the […]
Pandora Papers: How the Kenyattas became billionaires from the ‘economy of affection’
Self-aggrandizement, crony capitalism and nepotism made all the difference for Kenya’s First Family! By GW Ngari Editor-at-large The Kenyatta family has come a long way if you consider that President Uhuru Kenyatta’s father once worked as a ‘Kanjo’, reading water meters for the City Council of Nairobi for Sh250 a month. He even rode […]
Pandora Papers: Of Kapenguria Six, only Jomo Kenyatta died old…and stinking rich!
They all served seven years hard labour but in 15 years, President Uhuru’s father made his family billionaires…the rest of his jail mates died as paupers By GW Ngari Editor-at-Large The Kenyatta family fortune has been pegged at around $1 billion (Sh100 billion) by Ventures, the Nigerian-based financial magazine. But there could be more dough […]
Fight for Fidel Odinga’s millions: Why those who marry into wealth ‘endure agony’
The Raila family seems to have issues with widow Lwam Bekele inheriting hundreds of millions after three year marriage By Shifa Mwihaki Feature Writer/Essayist It might appear like drawing the winning card at a lottery when a commoner marries into a wealthy, prominent family. But more often than not, the outsider ends up crying in […]